Data Science


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"We R BGSU Data Science"

REU (Research Experiences for Undergraduates) Opportunities


Data Science is a new area of specialization being offered at Bowling Green State University. This field integrates math, statistics, and computer science to prepare for the rapidly expanding need for data scientists. We have undergraduate, master's, and PhD programs in Data Science.  This page is about the undergraduate program.  Read about the MS in Data Science and PhD in Data Science programs at BGSU.

The undergraduate program in Data Science is a specialization of the Mathematics major, and is offered by the Department of Mathematics and Statistics.  Undergraduate students seeking to pursue studies in Data Science should declare a mathematics major as entering freshmen, in anticipation of completing the specialization in years three and four.

NSF imageThe development of this program is supported by a the grant from the National Science Foundation: EXTREEMS-QED: Computational Mathematics and Statistics (COMAST) Program with principal investigators Professor Jim Albert and Professor Maria Rizzo from the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at BGSU.

Special features of the undergraduate Data Science program:

Requirements to apply for this program for incoming freshmen:

  • Admitted to Bowling Green State University
  • Minimum cumulative 3.0 High School GPA
  • Recommended minimum composite score of 23 on the ACT composite

Learn more about Big Data and Opportunities

For more information about the undergraduate program in Data Science, contact

Dr. Umar Islambekov
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, OH 43403

For more information about the master's and PhD programs in Data Science including contact information, please see the page about graduate programs in Data Science.

Updated: 02/06/2023 12:39PM